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- In 1957, Rick Rescorla left his hometown of Hayle, Cornwall to enlist in the British Army. He later went on to work for the Cypriot intelligence agency and joined the United States Army in 1963. After basic training at Fort Dix, he attended Officer Candidate School and airborne training at Fort Benning. He was then sent to Vietnam, where he served under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Hal Moore. The two men participated in the fierce and dangerous Battle of Ia Drang. Rick's Vietnam…


Ia Drang - Bruce P. Crandall's UH-1 Huey helicopter and U.S. Air Cavalrymen under fire at LZ X-Ray.


Rick Rescorla: The Hero Who Saved 2,700 Lives on 9/11 - he began the orderly evacuation of Morgan Stanley's 2,700 employees on twenty floors of World Trade Center Tower 2, and 1,000 employees in WTC 5.

from Mail Online

Twin Towers hero who predicted terror attacks led 2,700 to safety... but died as he went back to look for stragglers

Rick Rescorla carried out training drills with staff at Morgan Stanley to…

from Veterans United Network

Rick Rescorla: American Hero of Vietnam and 9/11

Rick Rescorla: American Hero of Vietnam and 9/11 #MemorialDay #honoringourheroes

Rick Rescorla during the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam. Rescorla survived Vietnam and was killed on 9/11 at the WTC in NYC, having led hundreds of people to safety, when he continued his search for survivors when the Towers collapsed.

from The Sun

‘My Rick sang folk songs to keep pals calm and told me not to cry …then the phone went dead’

Susan Rescorla August 09, 2011 at home in New Jersey. Susan's husband Rick…

Rick Rescorla - A true American hero (from Britain). Led a Bayonet Charge in Vietnam. Was Killed in the Twin Towers, 9/11. His Remains Were Never Found -